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Gallagher honors Jakubek’s excellent service

At the Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats corporate office in Wittenberg on Tuesday, call center and order fulfillment manager Janet Jakubek, center, is given the Northeast Wisconsin Service Award by U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher as CEO Tanya Nueske looks on. Gallagher serves the Eighth District and plans to honor at least one person in each of the 11 counties he represents.

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U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher invites Nueske employees to be part of a selfie video to appease the wishes of the younger members of his staff. Gallagher was in Wittenberg on Tuesday to honor Janet Jakubek for her work as call center and order fulfillment manager at Nueske’s Applewood Meats in Wittenberg.

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Nueske’s iconic red truck waits to be loaded with products from the order fulfillment center at 203 Genesee St., Wittenberg.

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The call center and fulfillment manager for Nueske’s Applewood Meats in Wittenberg received an award Aug. 25 from U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher.

Janet Jakubek said she was honored to receive the visit and the Northeast Wisconsin Service Award, which Gallagher created to honor employees whose efforts went above and beyond during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic.